As predicted, the Brexit dealt a crippling blow to London’s property market. In the immediate aftermath of the June 2016 referendum that came out in favor of the United Kingdom’s departure from the... more
Strata management is a big topic. It covers issues ranging from harmonious community living, sharing of common property, power back into the hands of parcel owners, property management to pooling of... more
The Strata Management Act (SMA) though has received its Royal Assent on Feb 5, 2013, and gazetted on Feb 8, 2013, was inordinately delayed because of the governing Strata Management (Maintenance and... more
With global cyclical recovery sprouting green shoots and a potentially significant shift in US fiscal policy, leading research houses are beginning to talk the “inflection point” up. A primary... more
Uunderstanding the underlying economic and political factors in specific markets is key to deter- mining property market trends across the Asia Pacific region, says global property firm Knight Frank... more
AT a recent seminar in the United States on “Mall of the future: Catalyst for community regeneration” at the Urban Land Institute, developers and designers laid out compelling visions for... more
Seeking farm-fresh food for flavour and health, buyers of new homes are eyeing “agrihoods”, a reason why farmland in the United States may become a more popular neighbourhood amenity than a golf... more
Piltical and economic uncertainties in recent years have done much to dampen the overall buying appetite in the local real estate industry. Understanding this situation, Gapture Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a... more
While some property market watchers expect some form of a recovery in the year ahead, many industry players expect things to remain passive in 2017, while crossing their fingers for marginal... more
The Global Built Assets Performance Index 2016 measures the economic performance of the built environment in 36 countries (including Malaysia) which collectively represent 78% of global GDP. This... more